ABOUT OUR CONGREGATION
As a "House of Prayer" we love meeting new people. In our 205th year as a congregation, while we may be small in number, with 40 to 45 people in attendance on a typical Sunday morning, we are blessed to worship in a beautiful large historic sacred place. We have plenty of room for you and invite you to consider making First Baptist your church home. Come, grow in faith!
First formed in 1812 in downtown Pittsburgh, the congregation moved into this church building in 1912. As a "house of prayer for all people" we are racially and culturally diverse and welcome all seeking to understand their faith or inquiring about Christianity.
The First Baptist Church of Pittsburgh is located at the northeast corner of the University of Pittsburgh campus in the Oakland section of Pittsburgh, just a few blocks from Carnegie Mellon University and close to both Carlow and Chatham Universities. See Location and parking for more information.
As a "House of Prayer for All People we seek to glorify God in all that we do; to love God and to love and encourage one another. Our mission is Transformation: Transforming lives – through faith – in the risen Chris!